Intensive spiritual formation, immersive learning, and theological reflection to develop leadership and critical skills for creating social change
Certificate of Spirituality and Social Change (CSSC)
PSR’s Certificate of Spirituality and Social Change offers specialized training for the work of social change-making. Participants come from and prepare for a wide range of socially innovative vocational paths, whether social justice advocacy, community organizing, the visual and performing arts, or congregational leadership. In each of these arenas, effective efforts for social change rely on ongoing personal change and transformation rooted in a practice of spiritual formation. This certificate will make you fluent in:
- Leadership skills for ethical decision making
- Design thinking for social change
- Spiritual formation and theological reflection
- Community organizing and activism principles
Participants can complete the certificate as a stand-alone program, stack the certificate to the MAST, MDiv or MTS programs. In addition to regularly offered required courses, electives and immersion opportunities are designed and arranged through PSR’s Office of Community Engaged Learning.
For further program details, refer to the academic catalog.